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Photo still from Take a Walk on the Wildside

RU grad wins big at the Canadian Screen Awards

  The trailer for Lisa Rideout’s award-winning film Take a Walk on the Wildside, a film directed by Ryerson University graduate Lisa Rideout, won Best Short Documentary at the Canadian Screen Awards last night. The unique film focuses on a Toronto-based cross-dressing boutique (owned by fellow Ryerson alumna Paddy Aldridge) which offers an inclusive “transformative” experience to people from all […]

Still from The Breadwinner (2017); dir. Nora Twomey

RU grads could win big at Oscars

  Don your blue and gold garments and don’t forget to tune into the 90th annual Academy Awards this Sunday evening, as a couple of Ryerson alumni are in the running for one of the industry’s highest honours. The Breadwinner, based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel of the same name, is among the nominees for this year’s Best Animated Feature […]

Todd Lynn (Courtesy Irene Scioti)

Mass Ex Series: Meet the Curator, Todd Lynn

  “In my opinion, clothes are what we wear and fashion is about ideas.” These are the words of Todd Lynn, acclaimed London fashion designer, dresser of rock legends and curator of next month’s Mass Exodus, Ryerson’s annual student-run fashion show. The hit, end-of-year event is no stranger to big name curators, from Liz Cabral to Jeanne Beker, but Lynn […]

by Ophelie Zalcmanis-Lai· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Nadya Domingo / Ryersonian Staff

Ryerson fashion alum David Dixon celebrates 20th anniversary

Over the past two decades, David Dixon has remained at the helm of the North American fashion scene. The Ryerson alum is known for his revolutionary “little black dress” in womenswear collections and his eponymous Town Shoes brand. This year, he celebrates the 20th anniversary of his label with the unveiling of his fall-winter collection at World Mastercard Fashion Week. […]

by Khadija Khan· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

Ryerson alumna’s vision for the CNE as first female general manager

When Ryerson University alumna Virginia Ludy accepted an internship with the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) before her fourth year of studies, she did not expect that it would turn into a successful, three-decade long career. Ludy was named general manager of Canada’s largest fair on Wednesday and will assume leadership of the organization when current general manager David Bednar retires […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · News, Top stories
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